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on enhancing the technology for a longer distance mission. u.s. president barack obama announced a plan for a manned mission to mars by the 2030s. nasa and the european space agency have suggested the possibility of cooperating in that project as well. >>> people in the united arab emirates are worrying about the future of their most lucrative export, the uae is one of the world's leading oil producers, but leaders are seeing a shortage on the horizon. the strain on the supply is growing so now this fossil fuel-driven nation is considering alternatives. nhk world's sho bepu has more from the capital, abu dabe. >> reporter: an exhibition is underway focusing on water supplies and renewable energy. the crown prince of the united arab emirates tells the participants that his country realizes that its most valuable natural resource has a limit. >> translator: the united air rak emirates has been providing the world with energy for half a century. we'll continue our efforts to provide a stable supply. it's our responsibility as a member of the international community. >> reporter: what promp
than it did for many years, and it shows that has been technological innovation. we live in a new era. i used to always in my remarks by saying will everybody please turn off their cell phones. i would ask you to turn them on to silence, you can keep them on, on the condition that you use them only to tweet, out of this conference. and for those of you who are able to do that, i'm not yet one of them, the hash tag is #usinnovation. so glenn, you know all that so come on up here and talk to these folks. >> i'm sure and acts of widespread civil disagree with you will do with your technology what you choose. and as someone in the technology business, please go ahead because i like to make money while i'm talking. i'd like to thank you, stroke, for having me here today, welcoming all of us to the brookings for the welcome to all of you. we've got a stellar group of panel organized today with fantastic panels. i will get to my remarks are equipped because i know you come to hear them, not me. i did want to reflect our first growth through innovation panel was over three years ago. a time w
with your technology what you choose to know someone in the technology business, please go ahead because that could make money when talking. thank you strobe for having me here today, welcoming us to the brookings innovation. this guide a stellar panel, sockets are my remarks quickly because i know you can't do your job, not me. i did watch reflect our first panel was over three years ago. at a time where in the depths of the great recession, the unemployment rate is 10%. the last 8.5 million jobs. pausing to remember that. a lot of face had a moment of great national crisis. brookings i think thunderstorms great leadership choose to the two is the future. how do you grapple with today's problems in order to create a brighter future? one of the things they did a search or heard of witness today, the growth renovation program. we have policies to unleash private sectors. we weren't under illusions that government creates jobs are innovation, they can create conditions under which those can be fostered. and because we beat the need for growth on the heels of the great recession is a vital
's decision to upgrade the hydraulics and other mechanical systems with next-generation technology that runs on electricity. >> you've got generators on board the aircraft that are powering the systems directly with electricity. that, of course, means a lot more juice is flowing through the plane. it also means you need more powerful batteries as backup systems. >> reporter: investigators from the federal aviation administration and national transportation safety board are working with their counterparts in japan to try to determine whether a manufacturing defect caused the battery in an all nippon airways 787 to burn up. if that proves to be the case, boeing may find the fix is straight forward. but if the problem is the lithium battery technology itself, boeing faces a more difficult engineering challenge. >> lithium ion batteries have a lot of power and of course there are many types of batteries out there and hopefully a substitute can be found, but nothing is absolutely set in stone at this point. >> reporter: boeing might be able to design a container to prevent or protect fires caused
" this is one of the biggest consumer electronics show in the world -- in las vegas. they look at technology, tv, and the policy issues that accompany them. >> gary shapiro, it?,?, give usa snapshot of ces 2013. >> it has been phenomenal. more innovation than÷b ever. we a
on consumer wallets, other sectors like technology that we think is going tonight benfector of a release by pent-up demand by business spending which has been paralyzed by the prospects of the fiscal cliff. >> can you name specific names that you like? >> sure. within the text space company by the name of qualcomm, obviously a play on the smartphones and the expansion of a tablet market. even though it's gotten crushed here recently, intel trading with a four-plus dividend yield and microsoft remains a very high free cash flow and flow-yield story, above market dividend yield and once again part of the business suites, so all three i think are good for capital aration and/or income here, for that matter. >> would you buy apple? >> most definitely, bill. i we did just last week. at $500 a share it looks extremely appealing to us on a number of valuation measures. >> scott, you talked about the struggle to find yield. >> correct. >> so many stocks out there in the s&p 500, the stock actually yields more than the debt, and even though people have been piling into dividend-paying stocks, sti
of intel calls it a 10x product, a breakthrough because of the disruptive technology. you can argue that apple made a courageous move. somebody few companies are willing to do. however, ipad mini reminded me of water isaacson, author of steve jobs' autobiography, isaacson talked about how there may not be anything huge on the drawing board, nothing that was omg and he said it noting that he had waited for a year to go buy since jobs died. something he promised. oh, take a look. unremarkable. i asked isaacson whether apple didn't have a breakthrough television product. i wanted to hear something positive, a clicker telling you to put on the nfl this weekend or sons of anarchy. he said apple may have such a product but some of these essential to whether the product gets off the ground. isaacson said apple was able to put together the music business when he put together itunes but the cable companies are too powerful. desperate the way that the record companies were. not long after i took the apple position that had been held for a very long time and told subscribers that actionalerts.
this because this is a multinational endeavor, the dreamliner 787. there was cutting edge technology used to create this product. i think that's one of the focuses for investors. so for the time being, the -- both the airlines and ana japan airlines have grounded their flight. at the moment we don't have a lot of detail coming through on this investigation yet. >> we should remind people that japan, as you say, has been an important investor or presence i should say along with boeing in development of the aircraft. one of the reasons the story's getting so much international attention is that it's -- a lot of japanese airlines, first out of the gate to use boeing planes. there's a lot at stake here. >> absolutely. i think not only for the carriers, as you point out, but for the suppliers. this is a large multinational endeavor, as i pointed out. and i think it's particularly noteworthy for a company like japan airlines which, as you may know, has emerged from bankruptcy filings, they went public. they reemerged as a public entity a couple of month ago. and the dreamliner 787 was going to
's a culture of a desire for certainty in a world that is increasingly global, technological, physically connected, and ambiguous in the way that -- we want to know, we just want to know something, right? >> i will say one more thing without getting too much into a rant. there was some big changes that went on at nih over the course of the bush, the second bush administration, that i think in the end created some of this problem. nih is an organization, please were scientists and biologists go get funding. the wait is typically done was about 25,000 proposals a year would come in, and it was a huge marketplace of ideas. 25,000 people would write their best ideas down, then they would be renewed by panels of a scientist who would place them in some priority order and find something like 15-20% of it, something like that. the bush administration didn't cut the funding any particular way but they changed the way it operated. they came up with this thing called a road map. that was a disaster. this roadmap was how will we make scientist serve a purpose, not just idle curiosity driven stuff l
... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> almost five and a half years ago it was the rapt heard round the world, cramer calling out the fed for not understanding the magnitude of the crisis that resulted in financial market turmoil. >> i have talked to the heads at almost every one of these firms in the last 72 hours and he has no idea what it's like out there. none. bill pool has no idea what it's like out there. my people have been in this game for 25 years, and they're losing their jobs, and these firms are going to go out of business and he's nuts. they're nuts! they know nothing! >> cramer -- >> i have not seen it since i went five bid for half a million shares of citigroup and i got hit in 1990. this is a different kind of market. the fed is asleep. >> a lot more evidence cramer was right, as shown in the minutes of the meeting that took place days after that tape. william pool, said my own bet is the financial market upset is not going to change fundamentally what is going on in the real econ
of airports. stay with us. ♪ using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. it's eb. want to give your family the very best in taste, freshness, and nutrition? it's eb. want to give them more vitamins, omega 3s, and less saturated fat? it's eb. eggland's best eggs. eb's. the only eggs that make better taste and better nutrition... easy. eggland's best eggs. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. it's eb. >> the debate over gun control is refusing to take a back seat to the president's inaugural festivities. and lawmakers crafting both pro and anti-gun legislation this week and this has the white house admits they do not expect all of the president's gun proposals to make it through congress after a huge show of support for the second amendment and gun rallies peacefully in cities nationwide yesterday against the president's sweeping federal gun control measures. gun owners filling
, in the largest companies, and technology is a driving force in the world economy, so therefore, microsoft, consumer consumption and the growing middle class is a driving force and so that's where mcdonald's fits. and infrastructure building worldwide is a part of the package and that's where ge fits. if those three stocks don't do well, i can't imagine that the financial markets in general will do well. the financial markets can't do well, the world economies can't do well without those three stocks participating. david: peter very quickly the auto sector you think it is ready for a pullback, why? >> only because the stocks themselves really comprise the auto sector have had such a tear, in some cases up 50, 60, 80 percent over the last two years. that having been said, it is a growing sector of the economy. the demand is there. the refresh is there. i think you are going to continue to see great numbers for auto sales, but i think the stocks have gotten a little far ahead of the fundamentals. david: got you. >> thank you peter kenny and jim awad. david: thank you gentlemen. president oba
by the executive yesterday. taiwan's taex is down over 1% led by technology shares. tsmc shares ended a touch higher before its results of announce wantme wantments. it posted a 32% jump meeting forecasts. but the company expects q1 revenue to fall due to seasonal factors. elsewhere, the nikkei is finished just a tap higher. sharp shares jumped over 7% on the back of tv joint venture talks with chinese lenovo. south korea's kospi ended weaker. the country's producer prices in december fell the most in three years due to lackluster demand. and down under, australia had down beat jobs data. the asx 200 climbed to a 20-month high with banks lending support. india's sensex now trading higher by about .6%. hcl technology rallied to some 12-year high as its earnings beat forecasts. back to you. >> sixuan, we'll see you a little later. still to come on the program, christmas sales rocketed, so what is the online retailer doing? we'll get into that when we come back. >>> welcome back to the program. shares of carrefour came in just below expectations. shares in france came in shea slower rate prior t
% as automakers and some technology shares rebounded strongly. australia's asx 200 finished flat. miners gained ground, but shares eased after bank santander denied interest in the bank's troubled uk unit. back to you, kelly. >> thanks very much for that. we want to turn now to the u.s. lots of data, lots of earnings. december existing home sales are out at 10:00 a.m. eastern. expected to show a 2% increase over 5 million at an annualized pace. it's a big day for earnings. four dow components are out just before the opening bell, dupont, johnson & johnson, travelers, verizon. after the bell, we'll hear from google, ibm, amd, cks and texas instruments. house leaders are expected to vote tomorrow to extend the debt ceiling deadline until may 19th. the gop measure doesn't specify an amount, but would lead let the government borrow what it needs to meet its obligation for that period. the strategy shift was agreed to last week and would let republicans focus on other fiscal fights in march such as ook automatic spending cuts delayed by the deal and the potential resolution. julian callow is still w
%. >> leverage is lower, the risk is lower. it's just kind of a -- it's going toward a united technologies -- >> still, it would be the fifth largest bank by assets in the world, 50,000 employees. it's still not as small a piece of the business that they would eventually like it to be. >> it's much pr run, takes much less risk. this stuff's expensive. >> yeah. >> the order backlog, 210 billion. >> didn't you love that? >> up sequentially from the third quarter by about 7 billion. couple that with the gdp out of china, people are beginning to wonder if the industrial play in the fourth quarter is true. >> it's clearly turning in china. electricity usage. pmi, chinese numbers -- it really is an interesting moment. i think the electricity can't be phony. there's a couple -- just the words, he's talking about great momentum. this is a different kind of talk than we've had in a long time. >> he said there was an investment pause in the fourth quarter amongst corporate customers, presumably the fiscal cliff and the uncertainty is going to be under the year that took its toll. now going into 2013
. elsewhere, a rebound in technology shares in financials sent south korea's kospi higher by .7%. and down under, solid china data helped the aussie market close at a 20-month high. rio at this pointo shares jumped after appointing a new ceo. back to you. >> sixuan, thank you very much for that. interesting to see that increase in rio shares. yesterday, ross pointed out that it was really a corporate story driven market. today, there's a few more macro concerns but for the most part we're seeing major indexes in europe higher. the xetra dax just ticked lower. i want to show the ibex here, adding about 1.06% today. we did learn that bad loans in banks rose in december up from what was expected. that was 11.4% in november versus 11.2% in october. so an increase there in what we know was not a great month for the european economy. the ftse 100 over here up by about 0.2%. take a look at the bond wall of just what kind of trade we're seeing more broadly. interestingly, spain and the uk are seeing their prices down, yields up a bit. italy, though, for the ten-year rallying a little bit to 4.17%.
fingerprints. police say new fringer print scanner technology is helping them capture criminals. critics argue it could go too far. and dominic di-natale is with us. >> hi there, harris, this technology recently helped the mesa police department pin down a homicide suspect in a matter of minutes, but yes, it's raising serious questions about increasing police access to victim's personal information on the fly. >> it's wonderful 'cause where we used to be chasing a rabbit around the bush, trying to identify them. >> mesa patrol officer todd reed is working his beat armed with a new tool identifying suspects, a fingerprint scanner. with the man's concept he scans the left and right index fingers and against the name the man gave. within seconds, it's a match, a clear message to those who might give a false i.d. >> and the truth would help, especially if you gave the information information and pull it up anyway and catch another charge if you're in any way dishonest with the information. >> mesa police department has been trying out a handful of the scanners and soon have a lot more against the
and electric cars that has implications beyond boeing. advanced battery technology at the heart of objections to the sale of battery maker a213 #. the strategic council, a private sector group, focusing on national security issues now urging the obama administration to reject the sale of a123 to china saying it gives the chinese advanced technology paid for by the american taxpayer. the bankrupt battery maker received more than a quarter of a billion dollars in federal and state money. the governor of nebraska today okayed the xl pipeline right of way through his state. your move, mr. president, and a surprise move by the british prime minister that could affect the european union. david cameron proposing a vote as to whether or not to stay in the european union, britain one of the e.u.'s largest economy, the most important financial center, and, oh, yes, the pound sterling at odds with the euro. markets up more than 4% year to date. my next guest says while some investors are still on the sidelines, we're beginning to see a little bit more interest. joining us now with his outlook for the ma
that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: algeria's state news agency now says special forces have completed a mission to rescue dozens of foreign hostages, including some americans. they'd been held by militants tied to al-qaeda. but there are wildly varying accounts of how many got out alive, and how many were killed. >> because of the fluidity and the fact that there is a lot of planning going on, i cannot give you any further details at this time about the current situation on the ground. >> brown: even this afternoon, as secretary of state hillary clinton suggested, the situation in algeria remained confused. the focus was this natural gas compound in the sahara desert seen here in footage from last month. the vast, natu
of applications. washington post technology reporter that has been covering this angle of the story. craig, good afternoon. these batteries are used in cell phones, model aircraft, automobiles. they are lighter, more powerful, easier to recharge. but it is not as if we have not known that they are prone to precisely the kinds of malfunctions that we seering on the 787s, is it? >> that's right. these things are -- they are literally everywhere in our lives. they make $4 billion lithium ion cells every year now and so, you know, i think the surprising thing is that we have a major aircraft that had a malfunction but all sort of low level malfunctions have been happening for years. it just hasn't reached the critical mass. >> is there something intrinsic to the science of lithium ion batteries that make them more prone to these kinds of catastrophic failures? >> absolutely. they are very small and very powerful. even the big batteries are a bunch of small batteries put together. if you get damage or defect, they put up a lot of energy quickly. >> is it smart to use them in something as complex and
in technology. liz: best idea? let's see what ideas ebay comes out with. earnings are just minutes away. one of the very first tech companies to report at least one of the big ones. this one is coming off of four quarters of surprised upside here. >> it has been up over 70% the last 52 weeks. still today having an up arrow. david: let's look at the banks. this week is a big week for bank earnings. goldman sachs, i remember in june selling at 90. today it is over at 140? >> new high, 141 and change. both goldman sachs and jpmorgan with up arrows. goldman sachs new high. liz: speaking of tech, another big tech cap name, hewlett-packard made a big upside move. [closing bell ringing] david: the bells are ringing. mixed picture as we look at the different indexes. dow jones not able to go into the green. but the s&p is there, tracking up a tick. nasdaq pulled up. not a huge increase on nasdaq. when you think of the influence of apple on the nasdaq itself, the nasdaq index being hugely influenced by that. were it not for gains by apple we would have seen negative gains on nasdaq as well but it did
artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> welcome back to "squawk box." s&p 500 off marginally. the dow would he 16 points lower. some of the hostages being held at a natural gas field in algeria have escaped. algerian tv says 15 foreign hostages have made it out, including two french. another report says 30 algerian workers escaped. as many as 41 workers were seized. algeria's government were in talks overnight about whether international forces could help against the militants. >>> when we come back, find out if your employer made the cut of the best employers to work for. before that, take a look at yesterday's winners and losers. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. i have low testosterone. there, i said it. how did i know? well, i didn't really. see, i figured low testosterone would decrease my sex drive... but when i started losing energy and became moody... th
on the lithius-ion technology will make its volley anling midyear. >> that depends on the fix. the batteries came from a manufacturer in japan, if they can get a battery that doesn't have the fire, the fume leakage and fire potential literally boeing could have its fix in the matter of days or weeks. if it's still not -- ted affect airbus as well. >> do you think heads will roll at the faa, mare,? >> no, i don't think heads will roll at the faa. do i think they should? yes, particularly if the large aircraft director in seattle, it was the group at the faa oversaw this, now of course faa has brought in personnel from other parts of the country, but this is their job. they no longer have aviation security. safety should be their primary focus, and i think because it's a new application and a highly desirable application. we said this to work, we the flying public and the industry wants it to work. it's a shame this is the roll-out that it now has. >> mary, thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> before we leave the airline industry, within the last few minutes american airline
york for the big festivities. we will have drone technology taking all of theed e shots. here is what is "money" tonight. president obama announced his sweeping gun-control proposals, but with gun sales shooting through the roof and hundreds of millions of firearms already out there, can they really make a difference? today's power panel takes aim at the hot issue. plus at least seven americans are reported to be among dozens of oil and gas workers taken hostage in algeria. is this the first wave of al qaeda sponsor strikes against critical energy facilities? and could it disrupt supplies? we drill down to the answers. and call it a liberal tax. the conservative restaurant owner charges left-wing moore for their drink and donate the cash to right-wing causes. is it a boom for his business? the owner serves as a big helping of a government economics. even when i say this not, it is always about "money." adam: and a good evening to you. we want to look at the days headline market. a tough day for stocks. the dow snapped a five-day nning streak falling 23 points. more turbulence for boei
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.75 point. certainly sold off from the highs. by the end of the day, technology still one of the better performers on the street. s&p 500 higher by a fraction. the banks mixed to fractionally better on the session. just moments away from ebay's quarterly numbers. first though let's get straight to the market action. joining me right now is jeff sought from raymond james and jeff ickes and our own rick santelli. and another from the floor of the exchange coming up in a moment. gentlemen, nice to have you on the program. thanks so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> let's talk, jeff, about the earnings period so far. how would you character it? >> the earnings that were being revised down all through the fourth quarter, that reversed about three weeks ago, looking for fourth quarter earnings to be up about 3.2% by the time it's all said and done. >> do you think that's priced into the market? are you expecting any surprises for the fourth quarter? >> i think the earnings are going to come in stronger than most people think. i think the big unspoken event that's happened over the past tw
catch up. their technology wasn't able to help after the 2011 accident. but they've been fine tuning their inventions to make them better able to deal with challenges inside the damaged nuclear plant. >> reporter: it will take at least 30 years to decommission the fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant. there's a lot of work to be done. radiation levels are too high for workers to be inside for long. and that's where the robots come in. the first one inside was made in the u.s. it was used to collect data on physical damage and radiation. japanese robot developers felt they'd been beaten to the punch and they wanted to do more. >> translator: there were no japanese robots in there. people were wondering what our robots were even for so we were determined to make a difference no matter how small. >> reporter: the team was tasked with reimagining a domestic robot for use inside the plant. the quinn was a rescue robot designed to operate in disaster zones like collapsed buildings. its body was covered in treads that enabled it to climb through rubble and up steep staircases. intense heat
. meanwhile, in technology shares wait on south korea kospi ending lower with 1.2%. in australia, the asx 200 ended just a touch below the line. miners were weaker. more on that from our guest later in the show. back to you, ross. >> thanks for that, swish won. catch you later. >>> here are a couple of things to check out online as we head to break. as washington continues to bicker over the debt ceiling, global markets appear to be shrugging off the inside. meanwhile, has president obama just taken the u.s. default off the table? the white house is looking at several measures in the event the debt ceiling might be weakening, find out why a rebound in commodity prices could help to keep the aussie -- dollar strong. >>> and coming up on the program, what will this year bring? we'll be in asia to look at how china's rebound in demand will be key. >>> welcome back to the program. some potentially big deal news, dell has reportedly held recent talks with private equity firms about taking itself private. "the wall street journal" reports ppg and silver lake partners have talked with the company in
, but the profits went down because s.a.p. had to do some big investments, buying new technology, and investors have been very disappointed. shares are down by more than 12% on the frankfurt floor, but also the market is down in general. the dax loses 1% at the moment. the euro stoxx 50 is down by 0.75%, waiting for wall street, opening up significantly lower, and the dollar -- the euro is also significantly down. and at air berlin is to cut 900 jobs in the next two years. that is one in 10 of its workers, but it has not said which jobs will be going. >> berlin has been making a loss for years, and the job cuts are part of a plan to save 400 million euros. berlin says it wants to focus on its most profitable routes in germany, switzerland, and austria. during the cold war, germany's bundesbank took a bet by soaring gold reserves around the world and left in there after the collapse of communism. >> last year, official auditors point out that official stockpiles abroad have never actually been counted. >> plans are afoot to bring the bars back home, or at least some of them. >> at least he knows what
, excited, looking forward as being the most technologically airline out there. the plane has had some issues recently. a nippon flight had to make an emergency landing because of battery problems. a japan's airline had to be grounded at logan airport a few days ago because of a battery that exploded while at the gate and now a flight that had passengers from japan to san jose originally on the dreamliner had to come back to the bay area on a nondreamliner aircraft on united airlines. we spoke to some passengers on the inaugural flight in the bay area. here's what they had to say. >> from what we understand from leaders in the airline industry, it's probably a one or two-week delay or inconvenience and then we're back literally on the ground after that. >> reporter: here in san jose, there was a flight that was supposed to fly out of here tomorrow afternoon but we understand that according to the a and a website, that flight has been canceled. and passengers may have to fly out of other airports, including snow. the airport did release a statement saying that sjc is supportive of the d
. it is a technological wonder that we take for granted. in its 120-year lifetime, the escalator has helped to make life easier and people lazier. early escalators were little more than a conveyor belt without steps. some even had saddles for the users to sit on. the escalator truly came of age with the construction of subway systems. passengers were ferried up and down the underground. soon department stores were replacing elegant staircases with their moving counterparts. now escalators have melted seamlessly into the background of modern life. a giant outdoor escalator has even been installed in colombia. the only drawback is they are prone to breakdowns, and then it is a case of back to the stairs. still, if this one is anything to go by, the escalator at 120 is still capable of scaling new heights. >> before we go, we do just have time to recap of our top story -- the hostage crisis in algeria. several foreign hostages held at the internationally operating gas plant in algeria have reportedly been killed when the algerian armed forces launched an assault on islamist militants. news agencies are rep
an incline of 27 degrees. it takes 90 seconds to reach the top. it is a technological wonder that we take for granted. in its 120-year lifetime, the escalator has helped to make life easier and people lazier. early escalators were little more than a conveyor belt without steps. some even had saddles for the users to sit on. the escalator truly came of age with the construction of subway systems. passengers were ferried up and down the underground. soon department stores were replacing elegant staircases with their moving counterparts. now escalators have melted seamlessly into the background of modern life. a giant outdoor escalator has even been installed in colombia. the only drawback is they are prone to breakdowns, and then it is a case of back to the stairs. still, if this one is anything to go by, the escalator at 120 is still capable of scaling new heights. >> before we go, we do just have time to recap of our top story -- the hostage crisis in algeria. several foreign hostages held at the internationally operating gas plant in algeria have reportedly been killed when the algerian
staying power? > > ebay. i talked about this in my number one technology stock for 2013. what did they do? another good quarter. i think that's four or five straight quarters that ebay has rallied afterward. they have paypal, they are in the smartphone market, they are trying to do with facebook can't do, which is monetize the amount of platform of mobile. > > that is an old-school stock that has rebounded as compared to some of the others: hewlett- packard and the ibm selling the computer. so, i'm not smart enough to pick out an individual tech stock since i am an older investor. so i am just going to look at the qs and look at the nasdaq. the nasdaq as 5% more to go just to make- > > what is that, a razr? > > i have an iphone, thank you sir. > round three: a whale tale. jamie dimon is now losing money in his salary because of the whale trade. what do you guys think about that? > > i don't think it really matters if he loses money in his salary if the stock continues to go higher. we actually saw a pullback in banks for the first time this year. the market looks so strong, we saw a pullb
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